Dry scalp causes severe itchiness and loss of hair. Explore the article below to know how you can cure yourself of severe itchiness.

Remedies For Severe Dry Scalp

People with severe dry scalp show one common symptom, called the hand in the head syndrome. Dry scalp leads to an increase in dandruff, causing severe itching. There are several factors, which can induce dry scalp, like poor diet, allergy, and even the type of shampoo, you are using. The scalp gets devoid of any nutrients, and moisture, that makes it dry and induce itching. The scalp must be kept very clean. Some people wash their hair too much, to counter the effects of a dry scalp, which is detrimental, as the essential oils, which protect the hair, and scalp, are washed away. The natural oil in the scalp is essential to maintain the pH level, of the skin, and to protect the hairs from drying. Dry scalp is also a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses, which if untreated can cause infections. Read the article below to know more, on how to cure yourself of severe dry scalp, using household remedies.
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Home Remedies For Severe Dry Scalp  
  • Dehydration is one of the main causes for dry scalp. Drink plenty of water to rehydrate the body. Start the day with a liter of water. Fruit juice is also an excellent way to replenish the body water levels, but avoid carbonated drinks.
  • Heat two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, until it is warm. Massage your scalp and hair, with the oil and then wrap a towel, soaked and squeezed in hot water, for thirty minutes. Wash the hair.
  • Squeeze two lemons in a bowl, and use the juice to massage your scalp. After ten minutes, wash it off. You can also add warm water to the lemon juice, and apply it to the scalp, after shampooing.
  • Prepare a solution by mixing 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide and 1 cup of water. Apply the solution on the scalp and leave for two minutes, then rinse. Use regularly to have a permanent effect.
  • Add little bit of sodium thiosulphate, tea tree oil and lavender oil, to your regular shampoo and, use it. Make sure your shampoo is any of the non-fragranced variety. Tea tree oil mixed with aloe vera oil is also good for the scalp.
  • Applying coconut oil in the hair regularly is a good remedy to cure dry scalp.
  • Break an egg into a bowl of yogurt and whisk it. Apply it to the scalp and hair, and leave for 15 minutes. Wash your hair thoroughly. Using yogurt alone, on the scalp, also acts as a very good conditioner.
  • Take 12 tablespoons of oatmeal in 6 cups of water. Bring it to a boil and then simmer for an hour. Strain the oatmeal and add rosemary oil to the water. Apply it to the scalp.
  • Intake of vitamin C provides nutrition to the scalp. Have fruits that are rich in vitamin C. Oily fish like salmon, tuna are also beneficial in keeping the scalp healthy. Add these in your daily diet, and you can get a healthy scalp.
  • Massage your head regularly with either a comb or your fingers. It increases the circulation. It is good to massage the hair and scalp, with lemon juice, lavender oil, olive oil, tea tree oil, or, aloe vera oil. These oils are very good moisturizers. Regular massage and moisturizing will always have beneficial effects.

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